Unfortunately for us, our Artist in Residence, Shelby Keefe, has reached the end of her fellowship with the Pfister Hotel. We have been honored to have her diligently working in the gallery all year and want to celebrate her achievements and recognize the impact she has made on all of us here at the Pfister.
Join us as we bid farewell to our Resident Artist, Shelby Keefe, with a celebration in the Rouge Ballroom.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 – 6pm
Shelby will leave behind her legacy piece which will remain in the Pfister until the end of time. Shelby’s urban…
This is the final day of UPAF’s Artists Among Us 16 in 16 by Shelby Keefe. Shelby has been working very hard and creating some absolutely stunning art for these amazing art organizations around Milwaukee. Today, for the grand finale, Shelby uses UPAF itself as the center of her 16th and final piece. She wanted to paint a transfixed audience because UPAF is one of the reasons there is so many artistic performances available for our viewing pleasure. UPAF helps artists get on stage to be appreciated by all of us and Shelby wanted one piece that expressed this…
The Bel Canto Chorus inspires Shelby’s second UPAF Artist Among Us piece. Her subjects are the Bel Canto singers during their performance from the “United We Stand” concert in Cathedral Square Park.
This is day two of a sixteen-day project to be completed on March 16th. We invite you to observe and follow Shelby’s creative process at her studio or online. Please check back frequently to see Shelby’s progress.
Day 2, bel canto chorus at Pfister Hotel by pfisterhotel…
Shelby’s first UPAF Artist Among Us piece is inspired by the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra. The subject is a young African American boy, holding his violin in anticipation of his performance. She found inspiration in the beauty of the lighting of the photo.
Shelby intends to complete each painting in one day through March 16th. We invite you to observe and follow Shelby’s creative process at her studio at The Pfister and online. Please check back frequently to see Shelby’s progress.
MYSO painting #1 at Pfister Hotel by pfisterhotel…
Our current Artist In Residence, Shelby Keefe, is about to embark on another special project staring March 1st.
Shelby will create a special 12” x 12″ painting for UPAF and each of its member groups.
These 16 paintings will happen over the course of the 16 days. This collaboration represents a unique opportunity for the performing arts to shine in a visual arts platform and to highlight the diversity our arts groups have to offer our region.
The complete schedule of paintings are as follows:
March 1: Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra
March 2: Bel Canto Chorus
March 3: Milwaukee Repertory…